Remoter Confessionals

A Bear Interrupted My Work Call and Thanks to ‘Mute’ My Boss Will Never Know

“The first summer I was working remotely, I decided to go on several different camping trips all over the country with my laptop and wireless hotspot. One day, I was camped out in a remote part of Yosemite that thankfully had good cell service (how does that even happen?). I was on a really important conference call when I looked up to see a bear rummaging around my cooler and camp stove. I muted my call, jumped out of my car, and waved my arms and yelled to scare the bear off. My dog never woke up and to this day my boss has no idea! Needless to say the food stays locked safely away from wildlife on any camping trips these days.”

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